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Concern for man missing from Doncaster home

Christopher French Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who has gone missing from home in South Yorkshire.

Christopher French, 31, was last seen at 10.30pm yesterday, when he left his home in the Warmsworth area of Doncaster in a red Ford Focus.

He is 5ft 8ins tall and was last seen wearing a white jacket with a green leaf pattern, navy blue shorts and white Nike trainers. Anyone with information should call 101.


Bailey Matthews completes his latest triathlon

It's congratulations to Doncaster's Bailey Matthews who completed his latest triathlon yesterday at his very own event. Bailey, who has cerebral palsy, staged a shortened version of the triathlon in Derby that ran alongside an event hosted by formula one star Jenson Button.

He completed all the stages in just over half an hour - this time crossing the line without taking the now famous tumbles that made him an internet sensation almost a year ago. Here he is in action.


Police appeal to find missing 77-year-old Doncaster pensioner

South Yorkshire police are concerned for the welfare of a pensioner from Doncaster who has gone missing.

Missing pensioner Brian Barnes Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Brian Barnes who is 77, was last seen around 9am this morning (Monday July 4) in the York Road/Watch House Lane area of the town.

Brian is described as being 5ft 3ins tall of medium build, with grey/brown hair that is receding. He was last seen wearing brown shoes, black trousers and a black/blue mohair cardigan with a pale blue bomber jacket.

Woman assaulted in Doncaster

An investigation is underway after a woman is alleged to have been assaulted in the Thorne area of Doncaster.

Officers were called to the Willow Grove area around 11.10am where they found the injured woman.

A man driving a blue and white quad bike was seen in the area at the time which was being driven towards Alexander Road. Police believe the driver of the quad bike was travelling with a small child.

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